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166th Infantry 42nd Division World War Memorial image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., October 30, 2008
166th Infantry 42nd Division World War Memorial
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 166th Infantry 42nd Division World War Memorial
“In Memoriam” This plot dedicated to the Boys of the Rainbow Division 166th Inf. World War 42nd Div. A list of names is included on the memorial. It is unclear whether this list includes all members from the Lancaster . . . — Map (db m13223) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
Birthplace of Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman, Feb 8, 1820; John Sherman – Statesman, May 10, 1823. — Map (db m9609) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio
This building, the original C & O Depot at Carroll, Ohio, was presented to the Fairfield County Agricultural Society by Mr. & Mrs. James D. McGill August 1966. It will be preserved for Historical purposes. — Map (db m61848) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 10-23 — Camp Anderson(1861–1865)
Fairfield County quickly mobilized after the attack on Ft. Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861 and the beginning of the Civil War. Parts of the county fairgrounds became Camp Anderson, in honor of Major Robert Anderson who commanded Fort Sumter . . . — Map (db m119493) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Civil War Union Soldiers Memorial1861-1865
In memory of the Union Soldiers who served in the Army from 1861-1865. — Map (db m12918) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Congressional Medal of Honor RecipientsState of Ohio, Fairfield County
United States of America Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients State of Ohio, Fairfield County Civil War Davidson, Andrew - Asst. Surgeon - Mississippi 1863 Dorsey, Daniel Allen - 1st Lt. - Georgia 1862 Gregg, Joseph Olds - Captain - . . . — Map (db m12157) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War Memorial
A Memorial to Our Fathers [Dedicated] June 19, 1928 — Map (db m35391) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Dumontville General Store
. . . — Map (db m61843) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Fairfield County Veterans Memorial
For God and Country we dedicate this memorial in loving memory of our veterans, friends, and relatives who have served their country so we may continue to enjoy freedom and a democracy. Duty, Honor, Country Dedicated . . . — Map (db m14239) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Fairfield County Veterans Service Commission Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Veterans Past and Present Who Served in the US Military — Map (db m35428) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 1-23 — Fairfield School for Boys1857 – 1979
As the nation’s first and largest minimum security correctional facility, the Fairfield School for Boys served over 100,000 Ohio juvenile offenders. The school was converted to an adult facility in 1980. (text on supplementary . . . — Map (db m119566) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Floral Hills All American Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All American Veterans These flagpoles are dedicated to the memory of our loved ones who served in the Armed Forces. The American Veteran - Forever a symbol of heroism, sacrifice, loyalty, and freedom [Separate . . . — Map (db m12721) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — General William Tecumseh Sherman1820–1891
Famous Civil War General. His brilliant military strategy was the major force to end the Civil War and preserve the Union. Commanding General of the United States Army, 1869–1883. Birthplace, Lancaster, Ohio. — Map (db m9597) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 12-23 — John Bright #2 Covered Bridge
Built in 1881, John Bright #2 covered bridge originally spanned Poplar Creek on Bish Road near Baltimore, Ohio. It is named after pioneer settler John Bright, whose family farm was located near the original site. August Borneman of . . . — Map (db m119490) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Lancaster Methodist Camp Ground Historic DistrictEstablished 1872
was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Sept. 10, 1987 in recognition of its historical and architectural significance. Originated at Logan 1872; moved to . . . — Map (db m52871) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Lancaster’s Richard Outcault1863–1928
He created the first comic strip ... De Yellow Kid. • “And Buster Brown too!” — Map (db m9601) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Liberty Township No. 6 School
This building, the original Liberty Twp. No. 6 School, was presented to the Fairfield County Agriculture Society by the Arthur Weakley Family of Baltimore, Ohio, August, 1976. The original school house bell was presented by Douglas A. Weakley of . . . — Map (db m61844) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Lieutenants Ross Frazier and Paul Hughes Memorial
These trees are a living memorial to members who made the supreme sacrifice for American Ideals. Lt Ross Frazier Lt Paul Hughes Planted April 23 1939 Dedicated May 30 1947 — Map (db m27108) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Maple Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam of All Veterans — Map (db m31379) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Opal C. [nee Hatlestad] Kistler

First bride married in OSU Stadium to Keith J. Kistler Oct. 19, 2002 — Map (db m96432) HM

Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Pioneer Log House1803 - 1953
This museum is the product of the public spirited cooperation of the citizens of Fairfield County —————— The log house was dismantled and erected by the Fairfield County Commissioners . . . — Map (db m61842) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Rising Park Centennial CelebrationJuly 3, 2009
On this day, July 3, 2009, the City of Lancaster celebrated 100 years of the beginning of Rising Park and the Lancaster Parks and Recreation Department. Rising Park was originally dedicated July 5, 1909, following the gift of 73 acres from . . . — Map (db m35429) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — St. Mary's Church Centennial1820 - 1920
Fist Mass, 1817 Lancaster, Ohio. —————— Sancta Maria, Ora Pro Nobis. — Map (db m61841) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — Standing Stone National BankEstablished 1989
Named after Lancaster's most famous landmark, Mt. Pleasant, once called Standing Stone by Native Americans — Map (db m35444) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — The Fairfield County Children's Home

The Former Site of The Fairfield County Children's Home 1743 East Main Street Lancaster, Ohio has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

[Placed] . . . — Map (db m79991) HM

Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 5-23 — The Fifty Star FlagA Symbol of America
The design for the fifty star flag was born here at Lancaster High School in 1958 when student Robert Heft designed it for a history class project. Reasoning that since Alaska was seeking admission as a state and that Hawaii would soon follow, Heft . . . — Map (db m12478) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — The Ohio Military Hall of FameFairfield County Honorees
The purpose of the Ohio Military Hall of Fame is to recognize those Ohio individuals who served in the United State Military and distinguished themselves by displaying extraordinary heroism in action against an enemy of the United States while . . . — Map (db m35426) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — The Original Lancaster Methodist's Bell
...commissioned in 1849 to ring the praise of Almighty God from the steeple of the old M.E. Church on South Jackson (High) Street, this bell was relocated by the congregation to their present church in September 1907. Eventually displaced by . . . — Map (db m97373) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 6-23 — William Tecumseh Sherman
Lancaster’s native son, Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman, was a four star military genius. He played a major role in the Union victory during the Civil War as a brilliant commander and grand strategist who revolutionized war . . . — Map (db m9599) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — 8-23 — Zane's Trace
Colonel Ebenezer Zane played a major role in the development of Ohio, a role that helped place it on the path to statehood. A veteran of the Revolutionary War and experienced road builder, he received permission from Congress in 1796 to build a . . . — Map (db m35040) HM

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